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What is technically the difference of a process that started in foreground and was manually put into background and a daemon? Do they have different properties?

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You can take a look at the definition of a Daemon, which tells you what the properties of a daemon are, so biggest ones are:

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  • So daemons need not have their own sessions, per se?
    – jiggunjer
    Sep 9, 2016 at 13:01
  • @jiggunjer You mean a user interactive session?
    – Karlson
    Sep 9, 2016 at 13:52
  • I thought every process had a SID, a session ID, ps displays it.
    – jiggunjer
    Sep 9, 2016 at 13:56
  • @jiggunjer What are you talking about?
    – Karlson
    Sep 9, 2016 at 14:02
  • A process is part of a session, yes?
    – jiggunjer
    Sep 9, 2016 at 16:09

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